THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

FRIDAY 12

Sept. 12- Oct. 12

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre

Omaha Community Playhouse

6915 Cass St.

Weds.-Sat.: 7:30 p.m. Sunday: 2 p.m.

Tickets $25-$40

www.OmahaPlayhouse.org

This send-up of 1920 musicals comes full of songs such as you might have heard back then, something like waltzes, a tango or two, bouncy toe-tapping moments. But you weren’t around during that time, were...

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HEARTS OF DARKNESS

We Are Proud to Present, A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 is the play’s full title. Reading it,  you might say “Huh?”  It looks kind of weird, right?   Thus does playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury provoke you from the outset.  Actually she’s taking on the personas of six actors who don’t have it all together,...

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Shelterbelt to Feature New Workshop

            The Shelterbelt Theatre has announced a special one night performance and workshop with award-winning playwright Monica Bauer on Sunday, September 28th at 2pm. Bauer will be performing her one-woman show entitled The Year I was Gifted. The show is the true story of a 16 year old South Omaha girl, desperate to become some sort of performer, who is in way over her head at a famous boarding school for the...

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ENRON UNFOLDS AND FOLDS AGAIN

The seeds of the story were planted here in Omaha, but the roots of the Enron scandal really took hold deep in the heart of Texas. Now that story is told anew in Omaha Community Playhouse’s  dynamic, colorful, compelling production of 28 year old English playwright Lucy Prebble’s imaginative, satirical take on the events in Enron.  

The tale becomes fascinating for anyone not much familiar with what happened. The...

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Playhouse’s Alternative Programming Expanding

The Omaha Community Playhouse announced it’s latest offerings of alternative programming with some notable expansions. Returning for another year are the ‘21 & Over’ staged reading series, ‘The Play is the Thing’ Drama Book Club, and the mid-season ‘Broadway Karaoke’ event while adding on a new play development wing, community night presentations and other special events.

            The ‘21 & Over’ series will...

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WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION ABOUT THE HERERO OF NAMIBIA….

THURS 21

Aug. 21-Sept. 14

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION

ABOUT THE HERERO OF NAMIBIA

FORMERLY KNOWN AS SOUTHWEST AFRICA

FROM THE GERMAN SUDWESTAFRIKA
BETWEEN THE YEARS 1884-1915

SNAP Productions

3225 California Ave.

Thurs-Sat:8 p.m. Sun: 6 p.m. Sun. Sept. 14:  2 p.m.

Tickets: $12-$15

http://www.snapproductions.com

That space-consuming title may seem strange. But that’s because, in a play within a...

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